The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 335 341 270
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -71
Contract jobs citing STL 93 85 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.35% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.23% 1.13% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 65 125
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £480 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £54.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.63 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.48% -3.33%
STL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7578 7504 8055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.46% 30.84% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5573 5249 5813
Average daily rate £438 £413 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 54 52
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.09 £17.50 £23.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STL across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in London

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in London

STL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 15 £625 +6.38% 8
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £300 - 1
Hillingdon - 4 £325 -
STL
England

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL.

1 176 (100.00%) C++
2 116 (65.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 109 (61.93%) Multithreading
4 96 (54.55%) Linux
5 93 (52.84%) SQL
6 86 (48.86%) Oracle
7 82 (46.59%) UNIX
8 63 (35.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 49 (27.84%) Banking
10 45 (25.57%) Analytical Skills
11 40 (22.73%) Investment Banking
12 38 (21.59%) Low Latency
12 38 (21.59%) Oracle Database
12 38 (21.59%) SDLC
13 34 (19.32%) Perl
13 34 (19.32%) C#
14 33 (18.75%) Front Office
15 30 (17.05%) OO
16 29 (16.48%) Finance
17 25 (14.20%) Windows
17 25 (14.20%) Solaris
18 24 (13.64%) OLTP
18 24 (13.64%) Database Tuning
19 23 (13.07%) Risk Management
19 23 (13.07%) MySQL
20 22 (12.50%) Python
21 21 (11.93%) Fixed Income
22 20 (11.36%) E-Commerce
23 19 (10.80%) Middleware
23 19 (10.80%) Agile Software Development

STL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.27%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.57%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.98%) 3G
1 7 (3.98%) SS7
1 7 (3.98%) SCCP
1 7 (3.98%) 2G
1 7 (3.98%) CDMA
1 7 (3.98%) 3GPP
2 2 (1.14%) Internet
3 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.57%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.59%) Oracle Database
2 24 (13.64%) OLTP
3 23 (13.07%) MySQL
4 14 (7.95%) SQL Server
4 14 (7.95%) RDBMS
4 14 (7.95%) Relational Database
5 12 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.84%) KDB
8 4 (2.27%) DB2
9 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (7.39%) NUnit
2 12 (6.82%) Subversion
2 12 (6.82%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.70%) GDB
General
1 49 (27.84%) Banking
2 40 (22.73%) Investment Banking
3 33 (18.75%) Front Office
4 29 (16.48%) Finance
5 7 (3.98%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 167 (94.89%) Developer
2 163 (92.61%) C++ Developer
3 21 (11.93%) Senior Developer
3 21 (11.93%) Senior C++ Developer
4 17 (9.66%) C++/C# Developer
5 16 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 13 (7.39%) Software Engineer
7 8 (4.55%) UNIX Developer
8 6 (3.41%) Development Engineer
8 6 (3.41%) Software Development Engineer
9 4 (2.27%) Telecoms Developer
9 4 (2.27%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (2.27%) SQL Developer
10 3 (1.70%) Quantitative Developer
10 3 (1.70%) C++ Programmer
10 3 (1.70%) Software Developer
10 3 (1.70%) Programmer
10 3 (1.70%) Linux Developer
11 2 (1.14%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 2 (1.14%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (65.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 19 (10.80%) Middleware
3 16 (9.09%) XML
4 9 (5.11%) .NET
5 7 (3.98%) MFC
5 7 (3.98%) Swing
5 7 (3.98%) POSIX
6 6 (3.41%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (2.84%) Rendezvous
8 4 (2.27%) FpML
8 4 (2.27%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.57%) WCF
9 1 (0.57%) Qt
9 1 (0.57%) COM
9 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 63 (35.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 45 (25.57%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (11.93%) Fixed Income
4 15 (8.52%) Derivative
5 12 (6.82%) Grid Computing
5 12 (6.82%) Algorithms
6 11 (6.25%) Equities
7 6 (3.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 5 (2.84%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.70%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.70%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.70%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.57%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.57%) Physics
10 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 96 (54.55%) Linux
2 82 (46.59%) UNIX
3 25 (14.20%) Windows
3 25 (14.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (61.93%) Multithreading
2 38 (21.59%) Low Latency
2 38 (21.59%) SDLC
3 30 (17.05%) OO
4 24 (13.64%) Database Tuning
5 23 (13.07%) Risk Management
6 20 (11.36%) E-Commerce
7 19 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (9.66%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (7.39%) TDD
10 12 (6.82%) Software Engineering
10 12 (6.82%) Scrum
10 12 (6.82%) Unit Testing
11 8 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
12 7 (3.98%) Algorithmic Trading
12 7 (3.98%) Validation
13 6 (3.41%) Electronic Trading
14 5 (2.84%) Performance Testing
14 5 (2.84%) Straight-Through Processing
14 5 (2.84%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 176 (100.00%) C++
2 93 (52.84%) SQL
3 34 (19.32%) Perl
3 34 (19.32%) C#
4 22 (12.50%) Python
5 18 (10.23%) Java
6 12 (6.82%) Shell Script
6 12 (6.82%) Bash Shell
7 8 (4.55%) Scala
8 3 (1.70%) Korn
8 3 (1.70%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.14%) C
10 1 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (5.68%) Degree
2 3 (1.70%) PhD
Vendors
1 86 (48.86%) Oracle
2 7 (3.98%) Tieto
2 7 (3.98%) Dialogic
3 6 (3.41%) TIBCO
4 5 (2.84%) Sybase
4 5 (2.84%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.27%) IBM
6 2 (1.14%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.57%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.57%) Rogue Wave
7 1 (0.57%) Solace
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